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and suffering as they wait. former new york city mayor rudy guiliani joins us. good evening, mayor. >> how will this unravel? >> if you take them at their word, it sounds like the president is anxious to go over the fiscal cliff, and he leaves very little room for republicans to negotiate with him with a 1.7 trillion dollar tax increase, 50 billion more in stimulus spending, and absolutely no expenditure reductions that are going to take place right now. i mean, from the point of view of republicans, you're going to get more spending decreases if you go over the fiscal cliff than if you deal with president obama. >> greta: well, it appears to many in the city that it's politico check mate for the president. if we go over the fiscal cliff, what it means is the taxes will go up on the wealthy, the big earners. it also goes up on the middle class. i assume the middle class will look to the rawp republicans foe fact that their taxes come up so political check mate. >> i'm not so sure. president obama could avoid that very simply by putting maybe two or three to one expenditure reductions on th
. reinventing michigan, let me just zero in on one city in your state, detroit, 18.9% unemployment which is absolutely deplorable for the people of detroit. what do you intend to do or what can you do? what can the state do to try to help the city? one city council men last night said as a quid pro quo she wants the president to bail them out. what do you plan to do about detroit? >> we are going to continue working with the city. we did a consent agreement with them earlier this year that called for a number of actions to happen because we do need better services for the citizens of detroit. they deserve it. and we need to achieve results. the problem is the mayor and the city council haven't been able to get on the same page. we are going through the process now of saying if they don't get it done, we are going to start a review, hopefully next week, that will go on for 30 days to say if it doesn't get done, there are other actions, including emergency managers that we should be considering for detroit. so i'm clearly encouraging the city and the mayor to get these issues on the table,
're talking about the south and your book tour in the south. you can go to some inner cities where in the last four years, things have gotten profoundly or the last eight years profoundly worse. you have an unemployment rate in detroit of 18.9% because everybody has fled detroit or it would be much worse. you now, a lot of wonderful things to say about americans, but you know, i actually share the frustration with the government who for a year and a half has sit on this fiscal cliff thing and done nothing. >> what do they do but demand to give more money to the cities that are dying and the money is not helping them. if you look even at chicago which is going to be turning into detroit when you look at the latest crime statistics. these places are going to hell, and the government isn't helping. >> greta: so i guess it's sort of the strength of america, the values, the fun things that you saw, you know, i appreciate that, but i worry about the other. >> yeah, i do, too i've got to say. there's nothing like little kids calling you sir. >> greta: i called you sir when you sat down. i said a lot
are all about jobs and that's what we are going to focus on. >> greta: have you focused at all on the city of detroit, which is crashing right now, on and a lot of unemployment? have you worked with the in thees to come up with a solution what you are going to do about that city? >> we have. the very basic things we need in the city of detroit. we started with with law and order on the ground. after more than 40 years of trying, we finally were able to establish a regional transit authority to move people from one place to another. a lot of folks don't have cars, but they need jobs and need to be able to get to the jobs. step by step, we are making improvement in the city of detroit. there are a lot of very serious issues and that will be a major focus of the administration over the next year, as it has been this year. >> greta: thank you, sir. and michigan protest turning really ugly and really scary for some. pro-union protesters tearing down a tent with people inside the tent, with the tent belonging to the conservative group, americans for prosperity. the violence was caught on camera.
of captivity. will jon hammar get to come home? we will have a live report from mexico city, straight ahead. my doctor told me calcium is efficiently absorbed in small continuous amounts. citracal slow release continuously releases calcium plus d with efficient absorption in one daily dose. citracal slow release. [ male announcer ] with free package pickup from the u.s. postal service the holidays are easy. visit usps.com. pay, print, and have it picked up for free before december 20h for delivery in time for the holidays. you can even give us special instructions on where to find it. free package pickup. from the u.s. postal service. because it's nice to have an extra pair of hands around for the holidays. >> an op-ed in the new york times, claims nikki haley picked the state's newest senator, based on race. tim scott will be the only black senator and the g.o.p.'s first black senator since the 70s. but the article is calling him a quote, token, saying it's a desperate attempt to woo minority voters. mia love is here. mayor, i am so glad you could be here. when i read this, it was with shock.
of captivity. will jon hammar get to come home? we will have a live report from mexico city, straight itch to imply that congressman tim scott was appointed not because of has intelligence, not because he's a capable human being and has eye great, great insight and can make a difference. but to imply he was elected because he's a mere token is an insult to all african-americans and to anyone who has fought hard for human beings to express their opinions. >> the thing that surprises me is how little people know about tim scott's background and how -- this liberal academic in the new york times jumped to this conclusion. representative scott, soon to be senator, ran an insurance business in charleston, south carolina. he served on the city council for 13 years. he's much more accomplished than other people i could name. yet, he still gets this label and then nikki haley, the governor of south carolina, getted tagged with this cynical token label which i think is absolutely astounding. i wonder how you deal with it personally because you were also a target of this type of attack when you were
. i got my associates, i got other people in mexico city and down there. it's a team effort. yeah, i was the lead lawyer but it was great to work with many people. >> it's good of you to acknowledge them. we don't have much time. we have to wrap, eddie, by want to say yes, obviousry to the team, you have to work together and especially on international cases. congratulations on getting this fine american home safe. you are to be commended to the efforts of you and your other legal counsel. thanks so much. now to the quickly approaching fiscal cliff. tonight president obama and lawmakers are heading back to washington. but do they have enough time left to strike a deal in congressmen tray joins us. hi, tray, a pleasure to see you tonight. >> you too. merry christmas. >> merry christmas. unfortunately we still have the fiscal cliff looming over our head. a lot going on. talk about whether or not we can't get some kind of bipartisan approach. there is some kind of discussion that there might be a deal coming up. tell us what you know. >> i assure you that there will be a resolution eith
of american government that would be open to every city county school board has open meeting laws you are not supposed to be meeting in secret. the argument has been like you said the only way get things done. we've gone two years and nothing has gotten done. it certainly is contrary to good public policy. >> greta: why do we continue to accept failure? don't the people working on this, we've been talking about this 18 months and we've had secret talks gang of six, eight, it has not worked maybe we ought to try something new like doing it out in the open? >> harry reid refused to bring up a budget, you and i have talked about that before. why? because he did not want a public discuss and did not want the public to layout a firm plan for how to fix our future it left us having to try desperately dramatic deadlines try to reach agreement among -- with a pew people in meetings negotiateing that is not what american democracy is about. >> greta: interesting looking at this democratic presidency with the last one, bill clinton, president obama almost outsources this to others, to committee
's still unresolved issues. >> what i don't get is if there are four murders in any town or city in this country, and on september 11th it was still unsolved, it would still be front page news. >> right. >> for some reason if we ask questions about it. >> you're obsessed with benghazi. >> we're obsessed or politicizing it, and the irony of it is the way to end the discussion is to give the information. all of it could be ended that way. >> where is the investigation? this is the longest-running investigation. columbo could have solved this by now. they didn't send the fbi until what was it, you were all over t. five weeks after the hit on september 11th. the fbi was still not on site. it's all just bizarre. >> that's why we need anna wintour. let's put her in charge of the investigation. maybe she'll get the answers. at least she'll be dressed well. >> tell me about your radio show. what's up with that? >> a lot of great speculation. a bit of a high day tus hiatus. i'll announce what i'm doing in the next couple of days. >> everyone, calm down. they're like you've abandoned us. i
years? what is your plan in life? i thought, i want to be a mayor of a city because i didn't have -- a role model beyond that. so they said, why just the mayor? why would you stop there? i said, well, you are here in el paso, you didn't see -- i just didn't see anyone at a higher level in government. they said, why not -- you know, think about being a governor or think about being something else? that was the first time i really thought, i can -- i don't have to limit myself. >> back in new mexico, governor martinez takes us to the place where in 2009, she first announced her run for governor. >> all right. this is where you made the announcement for governor? >> it is. you are a republican? >> yeah. >> how does that happen? that doesn't sound -- there is something there. >> we became friends throughout the years. and i was district attorney, i ran for district attorney, was very supported financially, provided food for all of my events. i considered him a friend. i wanted to earn the respect and the vote of democrats. and so i thought this was a perfect place to start to build th
with their song surf city. he approached torrens with his new business plan. >> i told him not to say anything until i had finished my presentation. >> it was here underneath the statue of tommy trojan on the campus of the university of southern, california where dean torrens was a student studying graphics where they would meet to discuss the bizarre plan to make some fast cash. >> we had done business deals together and this was in my mind another are opportunity. >> did he tell you he thought you were crazy? >> yes. >> and what did you say? >> i said i'm crazy but why don't you you loan me $500 and i won't bother you and let you get back to it your class. >> and gave you more than one check throughout this whole time? >> he gave me three or four. >> keenan used the money to hire help with the kidnapping plan. the first call went to his mother's ex-boyfriend a 42-year-old house painter named john irwin. >> he had fallen on hard times when i was making a lot of money and i set him and his family up with housing and a car. >> so he owed you one? >> and i called that in. he reluctantly agreed t
thinking well, i want to be mayor of a city because i didn't really have a role model beyond that, and they say why just the mayor? why would you stop there? i said well, you know, here in el paso you didn't see -- i just didn't see anyone at a higher level in government. they said well, why not, you know, think about being a governor or think about being something else. that's the first time i thought i can. i don't have to limit myself. >> greta: back in new mexico, governor martinez takes us to the place where in 2009 she first announced her run for governor. >> all right. this is the place you made your announcement for governor. >> it is. >> reporter: you're a republican. how did that happen? it doesn't sound right. >> we became friends throughout the years, and i was district attorney. i ran for district attorney, i was supported and they provided food for my events. i considered them a friend. i wanted to hernandez th earn td vote for democrats. i thought this was a perfect place to start that by par bi-pn relationship. >> greta: there's a law here that you can be here in t
a mexican border city on the way to costa rica. he was arrested for carrying his grandfather's antique shotgun. on the u.s. side of the border, an agent told him the gun was legal, as long as he declared it to mexican authorities. so that's what he did and that's what got him arrested. the parents are begging the obama administration to help save his son's life. we have the attorney for hamar here. >> good to be with you. >> greta: nice to have you here. why can'ty get him out of jail? what's wrong? >> okay. right now, there is a fliel mexico, trials start at certain points and there is different hearings, like in the united states of america. and we are ready to go with our experts and also we have motions and we have two injunctions for exclusion of evidence for violation of his constitutional rights. >> greta: when is this trial date? >> the trial date's been on. the next hearing's set for january 17. that date, greta, was moved, continued, from october 30 or thereabouts. the hearings were set for november 13 and 23 and they were continued because the mexican customs agent was trans
and four others is part of the fast and furious gun walking scandal. we're in mexico city. james, what is the information tonight about the tide of fast and furious in this murder? >> well, basically, the gun has been traced back to fast and furious. they originally tried to link it to the beauty queen, testing her fingers for powder residue. we haven't heard the results of it, but if it had been positive we would have heard obviously. it's just one of many guns that came into mexico, more than 1,400 guns. i mean, they've lost most of them. we're also getting information from the new administration about the situation. it's not -- i mean, the situation as it really is rather than we thought it was. when i say that, i mean in the last administration, they were talking about major drug cartels, but the last administration specifically went after the leadership of cartels, and said 25 of the 37 major cartel leaders had either been arrested or killed. the current administration saying that considerably worsened the situation, because then what happened the cartel splintered into many diffe
procession. his father's cousins are firefighters in new york city and he wanted to be one when he grew up and 27-year-old teacher vickie soto was remembered, hailed as a hero for hiding her kids in the clos eds. newtown high school girls basketball team, the defending state l.l. champions had their first home game since the shooting. they beat rival, mass hook, 64-44, but there were a lot of empty seats because a lot of folks are not ready to go to a basketball game in the wake of all of these shootings. >> greta: thank you. systemic failures at the state department, blamed for the four murders in libya. there will be new testimony tomorrow on benghazi. but senator john mccain says the report doesn't answerul -- answer all of his questions. you have seen -- i have seen the unclassified version. have you seened classified version? >> it is not very different than the unclassified version, all the basic facts are there. there are additional facts about access to some classified sources and stuff. but basically, that's it. >> greta: are you satisfied we have learned anything from this report
are concerned one to three inches from columbus and then into pittsburgh and new york city picking up a quick one to three inches through the afternoon when the snow arrives but then boston is where things get interesting as the storm rapidly strengthens off the coast. snow will intensify as we get through the day and then especially the coasts of new england, cape cod into boston we could pick up snow in the 3-6-inch range and then the storm continues to strengthen and drags in north and west temperatures only going to fall. as far as the temperatures right now quite cold across the midwest and thorn plains and we are at 18 currently minneapolis. for tomorrow here. and winter is certainly here and here to stay. that cold air will continue to filter in as we track on past new year's day and through the rest of next week. >> greta: jim thank you. i wonder if the weather will delay flights into washington for the fiscal cliff discussion this weekend on capitol hill. we'll see whether they make it back to washington the members of congress. straight ahead, disturbing new intelligence tonight. th
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